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Tag: Asian Works of Art

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    Asian Decorative Arts

    Shades of opaque pink and carmine distinguish famille rose wares in Chinese pottery. The colors were originally foreign in China and were introduced from Europe around the 16th century. Famille rose gained popularity during the Qing Dynasty. A pair of famille rose round plaques is among the featured items in…

    Chinese Yellow Jade Carved Beast, Ming or Earlier
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    New York City Estate Auction, March 1

    Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, one of the leading artists of the Dutch Golden Age, was among the most sought-after portraitists of his time. A draftsman and etcher, Rembrandt’s work explored the interplay of light and shade. His paintings are included in several of the world’s greatest museum collections, including the…

    Purvis Young Folk - Outsider Art Oil on Panel
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    Pre-Columbian | Tribal | Ethnographic

    The Tlingit people believe that frogs bring good fortune and are spiritual beings. As a result, frogs are common subjects in Tlingit paintings and sculptures. An oval feast dish by Tlingit carver Augustus Bean is featured in the upcoming Pre-Columbian | Tribal | Ethnographic auction, presented by Artemis Gallery. The…

    Rare Chavin Maranon Polychrome Erotic Vessel w- TL Test
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    January Online Estates

    Damian Msagula sold fruits and vegetables when he first met the Tingatinga artists in Tanzania. In 1973, Msagula joined those artists and started painting. Msagula eventually developed his own artistic style. A balance of colors was important to him, particularly when making his own pigments from plants. His paintings are…

    Eero Aarnio Ball Chair
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    Early Valentine's Estate Auction

    When Pan Am Airways requested a watch for its crew that could display two time zones simultaneously, Rolex created the GMT-Master in 1954. The watch has a 24-hour bezel that can be set against the GMT hand on the dial to track local and home times simultaneously. Pan-Am issued the…

    Palatial Antique Stained Glass Landing Window
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    Art + Design

    Brazilian artist Vik Muniz is known for his use of uncommon materials such as garbage, toys, and chocolates to create detailed photographs and installations. Drawing inspiration from other artists, Muniz recreates historical and pop culture imagery using unconventional methods. Medusa, after Caravaggio (Pictures of Junk) by the artist, is among…

    Art + Design
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    Asian Art: Discovery Auctions

    The Asian Art: Discovery auction presented by Cowan’s offers decorative and fine art, as well as furniture, from throughout Chinese history. A Chinese/Tibetan urn is among the most visually-striking lots in this auction. White jade mountings against the bright turquoise give the piece its visual appeal as a dragon peeks…

    Chinese Qing Dynasty Hu-form Vase
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    Kimono & Japanese Art

    Alexander Murray's personal collection of art and everyday items are available in the upcoming Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers offered event, the Kimono & Japanese Art auction. Kimonos from multiple eras are the most notable items. But despite the auction's name, several lots span over 250 years of Asian history and…

    Japanese Edo Period Men's Figural Silk Kimono
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    Art 360 |Fine, Folk, Outsider, & Ethnographic Art

    One of the controversies that surrounded Indian painter M.F. Husain was his nude paintings of Hindu gods. In the Fine, Folk, Outsider, & Ethnographic Art Auction, presented by Material Culture, several pieces exemplify Husain's embrace of the taboo. This includes his watercolor painting "Man and Yellow Woman with Snake in…

    Material Culture
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    Friday Afternoon at Stair

    Blending treasured antiques with fresh remakes is not always seamless and well-executed. However, such is not the case with Stair’s upcoming auction, Friday Afternoon at Stair. Over six hundred lots represent a hearty mix of antique fine art, Asian works of art, furniture, and decorative arts. With accessible estimates ranging…

    Stair
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    Studio Furniture & Decorative Arts

    John Moran Auctions presents its finest finds in the upcoming Studio Furniture & Decorative Arts auctions. The perfectly finished Yamaha baby grand piano is the highlight of the auction. Yamaha baby Grands are an affordable range of pianos which, although grand, can easily fit in small spaces. The auction also…

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    Rocking Out the Summer

    In 1967, a modest magazine released its very first issue with an unlikely lead actor as its cover image. That magazine was Rolling Stone. The actor was John Lenon, of course, better known for his music, staring in the film “How I Won The War”. The Rocking Out the Summer…

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    Ethnographic, Asian, and Fine Arts

    Creativity, in humans, is a trait that both unites and distinguishes cultures, generations and individuals. People from all over the world express their creativity through the melding of colors, material and media. Yet that vision differs dramatically from place to place and person to person. The Scanlan Collection demonstrates beautifully,…

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    Emporium Auctions

    Calendars are marked for Brunk Auctions' upcoming Emporium Auction. Reasons include Asian works of art and favorites like a young boy feeding a rooster who decorates a pair of Chinese rose cups, Kangxi the emperor marked six gilt black and cobalt blue Chinese vases, and beautiful Buddhist calligraphy on two…

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    European Furniture & Decorative Art

    The European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction by Skinner features over 600 decorative pieces including fine china, silver, and ceramics, as well as furniture of the 18th through 20th centuries. With bids beginning from $50 to $7,500, the auction has a variety of categories and price points for European ware. …

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    The Michael J Kittredge Collection

    The Michael J Kittredge Collection auction offered by Rafael Osona Auctions features many furnishings from the Kittredge family estate “ACKlandia” on Nantucket Island.  After amassing a large fortune in the candle business, the Kittredges formed the Kittredge Foundation, supporting many Massachusetts hospitals and schools, and cultivated a large decorative arts…

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    Estate Jewelry, Art, & Collectibles

    Kodner’s upcoming auction, Estate Jewelry, Art, & Collectibles includes over 300 pieces primarily consisting of decorative art, fine art, furniture, and jewelry.  With bids beginning from $10 to $6,000, this fine collection contains pieces suitable for the home of any tastemaker.  Featured lots include several important oil paintings by artists…

    PR-247 Estate Jewelry Art Collectibles by Kodner Galleries
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    Fine & Decorative Arts, Day 2

    The second day of the Fine & Decorative Arts auction offered by Morphy Auctions features an extensive collection of art pieces, as well as furniture, jewelry, and collectibles. A wide range of lots are available with starting bids ranging from $50 up to $20,000, showing a diverse variety. Key lots…

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    June Toronto Asian Art Week Auction

    This auction offered by Stunning Arts Gallery and Auction features 289 lots of Chinese Art including paintings, jade carvings, porcelain, furniture, jewelry, and Buddhist sculptures. Of note are items from the Estate of the late Harry Geoffrey Beasley; and Sear Hang Hwie Pao, one of Canada's leading dealers of Chinese…

    PR-223 JUNE TORONTO ASIAN ART WEEK AUCTION by Stunning Arts Gallery and Auction Inc
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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    The Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles auction by Kodner offers elegant objects in a wide variety of categories.   With starting bids from $25-$10,000, there are an eclectic mix of items accessible to a variety of collectors. Alongside a novelty slot machine is a18K white gold necklace with 25.0 carats of…

    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles by Kodner Galleries